Fund title: Sport England: Tackling Inactivity & Economic Disadvantage

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Sport England has launched a new funding programme for projects to tackle inactivity and economic disadvantage

Application deadline:

6 November 2017

Fund description:

Sport England supports organisations and projects that help get more people playing more sport more often. Sport England funding is available to a wide range of organisations: sports clubs, voluntary and community organisations, local authorities, schools, colleges and universities.

As part of a flurry of new grant schemes introduced this year, Sport England has launched another new funding programme:

Tackling Inactivity & Economic Disadvantage – £3 million to support inactive people from lower socio-economic groups. (1) Grants between £25,000 and £500,000 for projects aimed at inactive people who are in employment (2) Grants between £25,000 and £100,000 for projects aimed at inactive people who are far less likely to have a steady income, or any income at all and (3) Small grants between £1,000 and £10,000 to support either of the two groups of people described above.

Expressions of interest for awards greater than £25,000 and applications for a small award will need to be completed and submitted by 6 November 2017

Refer to the Sport England website for a full list of programmes and key dates


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